Definition: chaparral

Low, dense growth of shrubby vegetation or stunted
and dwarf trees in arid and semi-arid regions of
the southwestern U.S. The coast range foothills
of California are characterized by Atriplex
canescens (four-wing saltbush), Ceanothus spp.,
and Arctostaphylos spp. (manzanita). In other
places, dense thickets of Prosopis spp.
(mesquite) and thickets of oaks may be called

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